Now So Merry We Have Met

DESCRIPTION: "Let us merry be, over a pint or a pot of strong beer." The singer says "after I'm dead not a tear shall be shed, Nor one letter of grief on my tomb. But to my coffin some inscription put on, And to say that my singing's all done."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: death drink music nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, pp. 49-50, "Now So Merry We Have Met" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Gl 119)
Roud #1233
File: WT050

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